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VoiceBox Technologies Announces VBTV for Smart TVs

VoiceBox Technologies Corp., the award-winning innovator of Voice Personal Assistant applications built on its patented Conversational Voice Search, today announced the launch of VBTV. VBTV allows consumers to effectively control their smart TVs and search for content using their voice. VBTV will be showcased at CES with partner product launch announcements to follow.

“Our patented technology creates an experience that goes way beyond the industry’s early attempts to use the traditional command-and-control voice recognition software to the frustrating experience of navigating today's TV programming. Consumers find traditional voice just as frustrating as their remote controls if they’re forced to speak like robots: Netflix…Movies…Comedies…” said Mike Kennewick, VoiceBox’s CEO. “VBTV’s ability to say Find Comedies rated PG starring Ben Stiller is what everyone’s been waiting for.”

VoiceBox’s VBTV is not only more natural and flexible but it also gives users “horizontal” access to content that previously asked users to jump in and out of countless menus. For example, asking for family-friendly Vin Diesel movies returns whatever’s relevant regardless of traditional content “silos.” Results can include both traditional and web-based content in one view – for example, HBO, Hulu, Netflix, and network sources.

VoiceBox’s patented technology can be found on products by brands like Toyota, Lexus, Pioneer, Chrysler, Dodge, TomTom, Fiat, Mazda, Renault and Maserati; the Company has contributed to several CES Best in Show products. “Interestingly, VoiceBox created its first TV/set-top-box solution nearly a decade ago. But together with hardware advances and increased consumer acceptance of voice, the market for smart TVs using voice is just now accelerated. We’re happy to have such a competitive technology advantage and deep expertise in this exciting new space!” added Kennewick.

About VoiceBox Technologies Corp.

VoiceBox provides voice Personal Assistant applications that let people find content and services as well as control their devices using everyday, natural speech. Based on its patented, award-winning Conversational Voice technology, VoiceBox products provide a uniquely flexible, conversational user experience. Its hybrid embedded-server architecture allows VoiceBox to serve customers across the mobile device, automotive, smart TV/home electronics and tablet markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia. VoiceBox-built products ship on global brands such as Toyota, Lexus, Pioneer, TomTom, Chrysler, Fiat, Mazda, Renault and Maserati. Visit www.voicebox.com.

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